HEADS UP - master/slave ports

Cyrille Lefevre clefevre-lists at 9online.fr
Thu Jun 17 22:33:09 GMT 2004

"Oliver Eikemeier" <eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com> wrote:
> Cyrille Lefevre wrote:
> >> These appear to be slightly faster than the previous stats I posted.
> >> Everything is pratically identical in user time.  sys is where the
> >> savings are being made.
> >
> > it's strange that this code (w/ no fork) is not much faster than 2 
> > forks !
> The benchmark is not really valid. Depending on your machine,
> nearly everything will be in the cache. This is not true when
> you have other stuff in the loop, like building the INDEX.

well, of course, if the test is something like this :

csh -c 'repeat 15000 make -V MASTERDIR -V MASTERPORTS'

the measurement would not be so accurate :(

Cyrille Lefevre.
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